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for government to lie to us or for one branch of the government to lie to another branch of government in order to protect our public safety, then we have crossed the threshold. we cannot accept it is ok for government to lie to us to protect us.
, to the senate, to tell us this program did not exist. yet last week, we had the head of the nsa here lobbying to fund the program. what we need is more oversight. maintain theoth program doesn't exist or tell us lies in congress, then ask us for funding. specifically what we need is more visibility into the fisa court rulings. we understand the need for
>> if we accept the premise it is ok for government to lie to us or for one branch of the government to lie to another branch of government in order to protect our public safety, then we have crossed the threshold. we cannot accept it is ok for government to lie to us to protect us. >> we can't turn into a surveillance state, trying to conductthese kinds of that we all know is improper and probably illegal. you sense something very
the nsa is putting together dossiers on every u.s. citizen, listing who we have relations with, what our activities are. is there any truth to that and why do stories like this persists? it isn't true., we're not putting dossiers up on every u.s. citizen. in fact, we don't have a dossier on you. i have never seen one of your e-
be collecting on every u.s. person, one, that would be against the law for you and two, we get great oversight by all breaches of the government. i must have been bad when i was a kid. we get supervised by the defense department. o.ey see everything we do rea
, but inadvertently, he has revealed to us a whole area of secrecy and activity with telephone collections and other things that are now being
>> this is "the journal" from berlin. our top story -- barack obama says the u.s. should strike syria, but he wants approval from congress first. >> u.s. ppt barack obama says he will seek support from congress for a military strike against syria. in a nationally televised address on saturday the president said he does not need congressional approval for such action, but would ask for authorization nonetheless. boehm left no doubt that he himself reached the decision that military action should be taken. here's what he had to say -- >> after careful deliberation, i have decided that the united states should take military action against syrian regime targets. this would not be an open-ended intervention. we would not put boots on the ground. instead our action would be designed to be limited in duration and scope. but i'm confident we can hold the assad regime accountable for their use of chemical weapons, deter this kind of behavior, and degrade their capacity to carry it out. our military has positioned assets in the region. the chairman of the joint chiefs has informed me that
, or give me my money back. >> we will look at how richmond, california is planning to use eminent domain to help fight the foreclosure crisis. we will speak to laura gottesdiener, author of the new book, "a dream foreclosed: black america and the fight for a place to call home." first, we look at the national security agency and the u.s. drug enforcement administration. dea agents are using intelligence gathered by the nsa to investigate americans and then being order to cover it up. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. jeff bezos is buying the washington post, one of the leading newspapers in the country. the amazon.com founder and chief executive is one of the wealthiest people in the united states. he will pay $250 million for the post and a number of , less than one percent of his wealth, which is estimated at more than 28 billion dollars. he is a friend of donald graham, chief effective of the washington post company, whose family has owned the newspaper for eight decades. over the past the gate, the com
investigating allocations of chemical weapons use. an indian court handed out the first sentence in the trial of a fatal gang rape that enraged the nation. winning the cup after a nailbiting penalty shootout. >> military intervention in syria could be growing closer, as you and inspectors investigating a chemical attack have left the country. washington says it has evidence that the syrian regime was behind the attack. russia had lashed out at washington's plans, and demands that give the u.s. -- the u.s. present its evidence to the u.n. >> the u.n. experts have left syria after completing investigations. the samples they took will be tested in different laboratories. it could take up to two weeks before the results are known. but the united states is unlikely to wait that long. on friday, secretary of state john kerry said that the u.s. had clear evidence that bashar al-assad's regime was responsible for a poison gas on august 21.a he says u.s. intelligence services knew that the missiles used in the attack were in the arsenal of the assad regime, and u.s. troops had been warned to take prec
the military-backed government in egypt is reportedly furious over comments of two u.s. centers there that the removal of mohammad morsi was a coup. have we learned more about the circumstances in this foreign international remediation ended? >> the two that you are referring to run the u.s. -- deputy secretary of state as well as william byrnes. william burns has left the country. morsi is to says blame -- the muslim brotherhood this failure.r what we do know is that on the substance, all of these international mediators, both the eu, the u.s., the gulf states, and the u.s. centers -- senators who were in egypt as for the were working queue to be reversed and that morsi be reinstated. reversede coup to be and that morsi be reinstated. and the muslim brotherhood senior officials would be released from jail. the islamist media shot down by the army would resume, and that the future of their participation of the muslim brotherhood in the egyptian politics and be guaranteed. those first order of the four main points. to happenplan was without mohammad morsi. that was the big snag.
here, what they're used working electron volt -- electoral system. the last 18 months of turmoil has been unusual for this country. the enthusiasm for the second round was low, but things went very well after the first round in which about 400,000 votes. many in the civil society put a lot of effort into correcting mistakes so that no one could look at the second round and tapings did not go well. >> the man in charge is the man they call ibk. what does he say about the tasks ahead? >> he has been tough on the north's stance. it will be tough to look at sovereignty. after he's sworn in he walked to open dialogue to establish peace talks in with the north. still has to deal with ethnic rivalries in the north. there have been many grievances with the torrid population -- tuareg population. and he's the last to fight corruption in the government, provide jobs for everybody and generally turn the state of the government back to what it was. >> the unrest in egypt continues with police using tear gas on the ground in cairo this tuesday. it was those who protested his removal from -- morsi
program and is ready to sit down and talk. >> the u.s. has evacuated non- essential personnel from yemen, flying 75 people out by military plane while britain has announced a temporary withdrawal as well as its staff and embassy. they intercepted a message to the deputy leaders based in yemen. >> are arriving in the airport, warning of a possible attack. dueral diplomatic missions to increased communications among leaders according to the new york times. leader andween the the head of the yemen-based offshoot. >> we have taken action because of that. able to discuss specific intelligence, but we are taking it seriously for that reason. u.s. intelligence suspected a major attack could be mounted by the end of ramadan or the anniversary of the attacks on the u.s. embassies in 1998. they have been badly decimated in recent years and remains a serious threat. been a have always different animal. i don't think they have been truly out of the game, but the assessment is that they have always have the capability to strike the u.s. homeland. >> they have been at the forefront of trading in recen
100 were winded. state forces and bahrain have crackdown on pro-democracy rallies challenging the u.s. backed monarchy. on wednesday, a rainy police fired tear gas and birdshot at a number of protest in shiite villages around the capital. bahraini opposition activists say more than 60 rallies were organized across the country. the u.s. embassy closed down for the day after activists planned a rally outside. the bahraini monarchy is a key u.s. government ally, hosting the navy's fifth fleet. is warning anions unstable political environment in a growing humanitarian crisis are she central african repuof t collapse. conditions have worsened since seleka rubbles ousted president bozize four months ago. in a briefing to the security council, talk you and officials warned that international support is direly needed. >> the country runs the risk of descending [indiscernible] are police officers reporting it is unsafe to walk. >> much more international support is needed to meet growing needs. critical sector such as water, sanitation, and hygiene have received less than 10% of the funding re
its way through the u.s. congress, politicians want to punish iran for its nuclear program but the white house is concerned the the new sanctions are badly timed. sanctions go ahead it would strengthen the existing embargoes. cutu.s. is hoping to exports by 1 million barrels per year. sanctions previously put in place by the u.s., un, and other nations, have frozen the assets of the run-in central bank, banning financial transactions. there are tough penalties as well for countries and institutions that continue to trade with iran. live for us from tehran, lot of challenges their for the new president, not the least of which are economic. right, there is a long, long list of challenges with high expectations to go along with that. the iranian people voted for change, that is what they want to see, he has a big task ahead of him, hitting the ground running and meeting with the regional representatives, as you mentioned, earlier this morning. particularly those from iraq and syria, iran has at -- has a vested interest in what goes on in those countries. following this economi
>> the u.s. tells citizens in yemen to leave immediately over the continued potential for terrorist attacks. a child rapist mystically -- mistakenly pardon last week, he remains in spain now in custody. and the curiosity land rover celebrates one year on the best plan that. mars. citizensis telling its in yemen to leave the country immediately due to the continuing potential for terrorist attacks. it also ordered non-government staff to leave the arab state. they are also pulling british staff out of the embassy as well. the drone strike has reportedly killed four drone strike in yemen and that one was plotting a terror attack that prompted the closing of seven diplomatic posts around the world. the u.s. media says the closures and global travel alerts were sparked by intercepts from al qaeda leaders and commanders in yemen. >> we got that passes mostly was ahe nsa, there capability of getting intercepted and the fact that his message to the world last his no. 2 and basically told him to prepare for attacks on sunday. it is a confluence of events to tell thethe u.s. citizens to leav
in the u.s. state of idaho. this has raced across 54,000 acres of land ever since it was -- sparked by lightning on august 7. a number of multimillion dollar homes are threatened. sports. another dramatic day in the bundesliga. two clubs in particular it would do best to forget this. 5-1, to hoffenheim, who set up kevin volland and mondeste to score. schalke fell apart against wolfsburg who punished him with three goals in 12 minutes. stephon scored in the dying 0.ments to make this 4- in the second day, hamburg and floated, as we saw. won, pock -- volspog stuttgart lost to leiberkusen. 3-0.uchen beat hanover nuremberg hosts berlin. more on that in a moment. brownscweig.d enjoyed a win over frankfurt last weekend, and even them --ayer overcame spirits are high in the second game against nuremberg. >> the coach has worked his team hard this week. anyas been trying to dispel memories of the 6-1 mauling of frankfurt. >> results like that don't happen often. we have put the match behind us. fans cannot get enough of the scoring side and the record- breaking returns. >> it has been ye
to the u.s. senate and the senate said, are you collecting data on minds of americans? he said, no. the very first sure he we did show they were collecting -- story we did showed they were collecting data. is ann, hasan rouhani upgraded as arends to president replacing mahmoud ahmadinejad. >> if you want the right response, don't stick with a ran in the language of -- don't speak with a ran. >> we will speak with trita parsi. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration has announced it will keep 19 embassies in north africa and the middle east closed from to a week due to fears of a possible military threat. ramped up security measures were in place over the weekend that some of the 22 diplomatic posts shattered by the concerns. saxby chambliss, the top republican on the senate intelligence committee, said intercepted communications were reminiscent of what was heard before the 9/11 attacks. credited the nsa spy programs with detecting the threat. >> these programs are controversial. .
is called for the u.s. to suspend military aid to egypt and call the ouster of mohamed morsi a coup. then, didn't eight-year-old spy for america? we look at how u.s. allies in yemen used a child the place electronic chips on the man he considered to be his surrogate father. days later, the man was killed in u.s. drone strike. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. brotherhoode muslim has called on supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi to join the nationwide day of rage today to protest the killings of hundreds of people in a crackdown that began with raids on two cairo sit ins. according to the health ministry, the death toll from wednesday's violence has risen to 638 with thousands more wounded. on thursday, the government authorized security forces to use live ammunition to defend themselves and public buildings. president obama responded to the situation in egypt from martha's vineyard where he is on vacation . he condemned the violence, but stopped short of calling it a coup or announcing cuts to the
of the prayer in the mosque, we don't know if it was today or the four. -- or before. syrian presidents used to pray at a small mosque in the capital . there are a lot of elements showing that this psychological imperative was a new development .n the revolution on the ground the situation has been -- since they took the city of to say or had shown thend capacity to take over areas they lost before. ziad -- you, ziad. to egypt, where the pro-morsi citizens continue -- sit-ins continue. foreign efforts to end the crisis have failed. the u.s. says there is still time for dialogue. in a joint statement with the eu, it called the situation very fragile, warning against what he called a dangerous stalemate. are tired of u.s. involvement in their country's affairs. >> anti-american slogans have been evident in the streets since mohamed morsi was deposed on july 3. the u.s. media agencies have left. negotiations with the army and muslim brotherhood have failed. this policy analyst does not find that surprising. >> the u.s. does not have great credibility with any of the sides. the muslim brotherhoo
are yemeni. the meeting between obama and president hadi came just hours after a u.s. drone strike in yemen killed four people. i yemeni security official said the victims were al qaeda suspects. it was the third u.s. strike in yemen in five days. secretary of state john kerry told pakistanis on thursday he hopes the u.s.. strikes in their country "very, very soon." he made remarks in a television interview following a meeting with the pakistani prime minister. he claimed president obama has a very real timeline for ending the drone strikes. thewhile, investigation by bureau of investigative journalism solidifies claims the cia targeted rescuers at the scenes of earlier drone strikes in pakistan last year. a report by pakistani journalist commission by the bureau found five so-called double tap strikes took place in mid-2012, 1 of which also struck a mosque. in total, the attacks killed 53 people in injured 57. a parallel investigation by the legal charity reprieve found 8 pakistani civilians died in one double tap strike last july. afghan officials said nato helicopter that was called to a
be smaller than -- but the resolve is just as strong. people telling us this is no longer about reinstating mohamed morsi, it is about protecting revolutionn -- the that began in january of 2011. that is what they believe is at stake. they're are also trying to protect the square. this area was attacked a week people described by local residents. that is when they started putting barricades around the perimeter of the square. in thes been fortified last few hours. people say that despite the repeated warnings by the interior ministry and other they will officials, not go anywhere and they will andinue their sit in support of the deposed president. morsi protesters are camped out. >> those calling for his return called on egyptians to take the streets in a show of force to show how much opposition there was to the military coup and how many supported the return of mohamed morsi. turnout.en a massive at one point, there were over 30 marches taking place in cairo. by the end of friday, protests in 15 cities across egypt. turnout,m that massive those gathered here have tried to shed the light o
in this half- hour, the u.s. government offers a rare peek into spying methods. and we report on how britain's gamble on casino style games has led to a rise in addiction. egypt's interim government has given the police orders to end sit-in's by supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi. the cabinet said the rallies pose a threat to national security. thousands of loyalists have been protesting for weeks in cairo demanding his return. the muslim brotherhood insists they will stay put until morsi is reinstated. >> the cabinet has decided to take all necessary measures and us up -- a sign the police to it in the protest. is for the safety of the egyptian people. craigslist go live to our special corps isn't -- correspondent in cairo. what is the reaction on the ground to this statement? [indiscernible] there has been no sign yet of any sort of police action. people held that with -- people felt that with such a high- thatle dignitary here, now she is gone i think people felt -- the other thing to raise people's anxiety level. people have been here preparing , so the security precautions ar
round of voting in about nine days from now. >> remind us why this is such an important election for mali. is emerging from a crisis. rebels took over the north. then the french intervention and coup. after the has been instability spreading across the country. the military decided to leave the state to an interim president. he came on. the international community demanded an election be held to transfer power to a legitimately elected government. that was done last sunday. now the results are out. newans are hoping for a president to take the country out of its current predicament. security is a problem for the country. talked to told us the main expectations is to take them out of poverty, provide infrastructure, and take care of security. is a priority. there has been an agreement with the rebel force in the north. the focus is a new government to tackle poverty and infrastructure in the country. for that breaking news. we have results for the mali presidential election. i do have the numbers from the interior ministry. this is according to the interior ministry. there will be
are continuing to battle a fast-moving wildfire in the u.s. state of idaho. it has raced across 64,000 acres of land. have beenf people evacuated. officials say number of multimillion dollar homes are threatened. the board overseeing the completion of berlin's new airport says it could begin partial operations in march next year. by aroject has been dogged string of embarrassing cost overruns and delays. officials say flights will be limited to a maximum of 20 flights per day initially. chopping down forests does so much harm to the climate that rich countries should pay poor ones not to do it -- that principle has been dealt a blow in ecuador. the government has abandoned a scheme to protect its rain forest. ecuador has been trying to raise $3.5 billion for the project, but says it is only received a tiny trickle of that. the president of ecuador has the country up for drilling. >> the park is a largely untouched natural wonder. chainsaws and bulldozers are set to move in soon, in search of oil. environmental activists say the effect of oil exploration in this part of the world will be deva
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thanks for being with us. coming up on the show -- >> no solution. egypt's president says that efforts to in the diplomatic crisis have failed. >> the meeting off. barack obama cancels meeting with vladimir putin. >> and the plight of african american -- the plight of afghan refugees. >> egypt felt military led government says diplomatic efforts to resolve the political crisis have failed. following efforts by the european union and the united arab intimates to defuse the crisis, and the u.s. are among the latest to try to break the deadlock. >> egypt has experienced renewed violence and turmoil over the last month since the military overthrew mohamed morsi, the leader of the muslim brotherhood. the political crisis in the arab world's largest nation is at a deadly new phase. >> the interior prime minister cannot be swayed even by john mccain and lindsey graham. the report blames the contraction on the muslim brotherhood. that is the official version. not everyone agrees. >> the negotiations failed because neither side was ready to
in this the second attack to hit their in as many days. the u.s. and russia set for talks this friday. the meeting will most likely be a frosty affair as the edward snowden asylum scandal casts a shadow. action officially kicks off today in france. teams have spent the off-season beefing of -- beefing up rosters. a closer look. the headlines here on "france 24 ." i molly hall. we begin in pakistan where the gunmen have reportedly shot and killed nine people outside a mosque in the southwest of the country. at least 15 people were wounded in the shooting which targeted a former pakistan he pulls party minister. they say it took place when a group of his supporters will daschle were coming out of them mosque at sunrise prayers marking the end of ramadan. the latest in a string of violence. on thursday a taliban suicide bomb and that's bombing killed people. i am joined by a researcher at the ipse, institute for perspective and security in europe. thank you very much for joining us. no one yet has claimed responsibility for the latest attacks but we are seeing both thebe hit by religious extremists a
used tear gas to disperse the crowd at first, but soon after, state media reported gunfire heard at both sites. on wednesday, many of the tenants have been cleared. haveny of the tents been cleared. for testers are: the events of recent days a massacre -- protesters are calling the events of recent days a massacre. stopare trying to protesters from regrouping elsewhere. >> let's speak to our correspondent in cairo. what is thesit-in, latest on the military operation there? >> eyewitnesses are reporting there is still a lot of tear gas being fired at them in the streets surrounding the sitting -- sit-in. there are barrages of gunfire. a lot of it is coming from rooftops. they believe it is snipers. whether that is the police is still unclear. we can see from the live footage that there are still thousands of morsi supporters inside that said in -- that sit-in. they have been telling me they are going to stay there. what they are doing to try and defend himself is pull up hating stones -- defend themselves is pull up paving stones. they deny claims that they have -- that they have
important element of style. line can be used in so very many different ways. it can be obvious. it can be actual. in other words, as in this drawing, watercolor, we can see actual lines. they vary. you have thin lines. you have very thick lines. for example, the figures here have very agitated and excited lines. these are very straight lines. but they create the illusion and suggest volume. they suggest shape and form. line can also be implied, and that takes practice. it takes a considerable amount of work in order to be able to discern the implied lines because they're not actually drawn on the painting. they're not included there, and they're not easily discernible. the implied line, for example here, suggests the arrangement of the buildings in such a way that the artist is indicating depth. so we are addressing implied lines suggest perspective, the system of linear perspective and the way in which all the parallel lines appear to be converging towards a centric point in this work. when we look and continue with implied line, let's look at vermeer's painting of a girl seated behin
about line? now, line is a very important element of style. line can be used in so very many different ways. it can be obvious. it can be actual. in other words, as in this drawing, watercolor, we can see actual lines. they vary. you have thin lines. you have very thick lines. for example, the figures here have very agitated and excited lines. these are very straight lines. but they create the illusion and suggest volume. they suggest shape and form. line can also be implied, and that takes practice. it takes a considerable amount of work in order to be able to discern the implied lines because they're not actually drawn on the painting. they're not included there, and they're not easily discernible. the implied line, for example here, suggests the arrangement of the buildings in such a way that the artist is indicating depth. so we are addressing implied lines suggest perspective, the system of linear perspective and the way in which all the parallel lines appear to be converging towards a centric point in this work. when we look and continue with implied line, let's look at vermeer's
in the syrian crisis. member ofut unnamed the obama administration says the u.s. believes there is very little doubt that the regime used chemical weapons against civilians last week. the u.s. defense secretary says america's military is ready to take action if the president orders. meanwhile, the syrian government said it would allow u.n. inspectors to access the site of the alleged attack. >> the announcement came as the foreign minister met with the un disarmament chief. the regime said it would allow chemicals inspectors to investigate the suspected gas attack. at the same time, the syrian government warned the u.s. against military intervention, saying it would create a ball of fire that would engulf the region. but washington is not ruling out out. chuckisit to malaysia, hagel says the u.s. is ready for all eventualities. >> the president has asked the defense department to prepare options for all contingencies. we have done that. to again, we are prepared exercise whatever options if he decides to employ one of those options. >> western leaders are increasingly convinced chemical weapon
to defrost -- russia and the u.s. and high-level talks that feel like the cold war. we will go live to washington. >> caught in someone else's war -- how the conflict in syria is taking its toll on the country's children. >> and bundesliga is back. bayern kick off the german soccer season. there is a chill in the air and it has people reminiscing about the cold war. >> foreign ministers from the united states and russia met in washington. their mission -- to bridge the differences that have stopped talks between their bosses. >> u.s. president barack obama canceled plans to meet russian president putin next month. >> what sounded like a slap at obama, the russian prime minister told reporters it is time for the u.s. and russia to work together as grown-ups. >> he came to washington with a long list of issues. up for discussion, afghanistan, iran, and north korea, arms control, and human rights. both sides were ready for open and frank talks, but on this day, one issue overshadowed all the rest. >> it's no secret that we have experienced some challenging moments. obviously not just o
>> welcome to the "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up, a powerful car bomb hits southern beirut. at least or teen are dead in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the crisis in egypt. global condemnation as cairo admits more than 500 were killed in the violence. >> politicians remember world war ii. >> it's the biggest attack of its kind in southern beirut in a generation. at least 14 people were killed and more than 100 wounded as a car bomb blew up in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the attack comes just weeks after another bombing in the area wounded 50. the violence adding to fears that lebanon is being sucked into the civil war in neighboring syria. >> we talk about that with a correspondent in beirut in a moment, but first, this report on today's attack. >> the blast ripped through a southern suburb of the lebanese capital wreaking havoc. ambulances rushed to the scene to tend to the dozens of casualties and transport them to hospitals. cars were ablaze and people were trapped in nearby burning buildings. authorities said it cou
to have you with us. we start in syria where two pro opposition groups are claiming that government forces carried out a poisonous gas attack near damascus. they claimed huns have died. the two groups are saying that regime forces fired rockets with poisonous gas heads in the attack on wednesday. the britain-based syrian observatory for human rights says the shelling was intense and hit eastern suburbs of the capital. the government denies using chemical weapons. earlier, i spoke to the syrian observatory for human rights. >> bombings continue. they haven't stopped. this is the most intense attack by the syrian regime on the suburbs of damascus and the towns and cities in the east and west countryside. we've now documented the tenth air strike by the syrian air force on the town that activists have reported the use of poisonous gas heads and the death and injury of hundreds of people as a result. and there's also an intense use of multiple rocket launcher bombardments on the towns. again, activists have reported to the observatory that many people have suffered from poisonous gases. we hav
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thank you for joining us. coming up in the show -- >> a promise from the nsa -- germany's top intelligence minister says the u.s. has offered adeal great >> could israel a someone's doom peace talks before they begin? >> and the row between britain and spain over gibraltar is heating up. london is sending out warships area -- warships. >> aagreement between the u.s. and germany -- it could be the latest result of edward snowden's revelations about mass surveillance by the nsa. >> today, the man who oversees intelligence in angela merkel's government says washington offered this deal to try to allay german peoples fears that their text and phone calls are being spied spied on by foreign agency. he appeared for the second time in front of a lawmakers committee. >> it has been dominating the headlines just six weeks before national elections in germany. now the government is hoping this new pledge will neutralize the issue. >> the government's chief of staff was grilled for six hours on the nation -- on the nature of german collaborat
says that there are over 2000. the police have been granted the use of deadly force to protect themselves in the wake of the attack on government buildings. at least 20 are dead and 120 injured in beirut, in a neighborhood loyal to has block. -- hezbollah. the french tennis star says that her body is no longer up to the rigors of the game. international condemnation continues to fall on the military backed leaders of egypt after the violent storming as president along -- president thecois hollande leads -- government office was attacked are giza and police authorized to use deadly force after attacks on state buildings. in alexandria there was another march on behalf of mohamed morsi. we have more from the egyptian capital from the -- for the very latest. what is happening? >> it is very quiet now where i am this evening. it seems the military and the police are trying to enforce the curfew we have in place. the curfew will be moved back to at 8:00 the curfew is in place now. there are tanks and armored personnel carriers on the streets. they are enforcing the curfew this eveni
to work with them. they didn't do that with us. in some ways it is reflective of underlying challenges we have had with russia lately. >> president obama also responded to the growing controversy over the wide ranging nsa surveillance programs that edward snowden has revealed. >> a lot of these programs were put in place before i came in. i had some skepticism and i think we should have healthy skepticism about what government is doing. i had the programs reviewed and putting additional safeguards to make sure there is federal court oversight as well as congressional oversight, that there is no spying on americans. we don't have a domestic spying program. what we do have are some mechanisms where we can track a phone number or e-mail address that we know is connected to some sort of terrorist threat. >> edward snowden's father says he believes president clinton will continue to stand firm in the face of pressure from the obama administration to hand --r his son whom the name president vladimir putin will continue to stand firm in the face of pressure from the obama administration to hand
in the attack area and he will join us along with his unlikely ally, arno michaelis, a former white supremacist. they now work together to educate young people to take a stand against violence and hate. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. encrypted e-mail service leaved to have been used by national security agency leaker edward snowden shut down abruptly thursday amidst a legal fight that appeared to involve u.s. government attempts to win access to customer information. the owner of love abit wrote -- lavabit wrote a message online saying he said he was barred from discussing the events over the past six weeks that led to his decision. he went on to write -- later on thursday, another security mail provider called silent circle also announced it was shutting down. new information has come to light about a secretive unit inside the drug enforcement the special operations division. earlier this week, reuters reveal the unit finals information from overseas nsa intercepts, domestic wiretaps, and informants to help d
-hour, washington disappointed as moscow gives u.s. whistleblower edward snowden temporary asylum. early voting results in zimbabwe e's party in the lead as his rivals call the elections a huge farce. >> i am at the uk national archives where top-secret documents are top secret no more. find out why the relationship may not be as close as previously thought. >> diplomatic efforts to resolve egypt's political crisis are gathering pace. it comes as egypt's rulers issued a new warning to supporters of the deposed president to leave their road test camps quickly. -- their protest camps quickly. we do west are well is urging members of the interim government -- guido westerwelle is urging members of the interim government not to use violence. those loyal to mohamed morsi have been told if they leave their sit in protest without a fight, they will be given safe passage and protection. the government has not said at that -- the deadline for the -- has not set a deadline for the clear-out. >> the interior minister calls on those gathered listen to the voice of reason, give precedence to the national in
for joining us. a court in hungary has convicted for right-wing extremist for murders in 2008 and 2009. three received life sentences and a fourth man got a 14-year sentence. >> hon. officials have been accused of moving slowly to investigate the crimes -- hungarian officials have been accused of moving slowly. >> hostility toward minorities has grown in hungary in recent years. a far-right party has become the third largest in parliament. >> the men shot dead one victim was she was sleeping. they also set a house on the buyer. and those inside tried to escape, they shot dead a child and his father. >> the accused are guilty as charged. they are sentenced to life in prison without parole. >> she is the mother of the man killed while fleeing his burning home. she says authorities botched investigations. >> there are many strange things about this case. the problem is that little things that could have turned up more clues were not examined properly. many say the sentence has not delivered justice and will do nothing to ease tensions. the tension is palpable where the town council recently cut
♪ >> thank you for watching. i am chris moore. thank you for watching. the u.s. is not interested in spying on people. they will now push ahead with special programs. the u.s. and russia are finding ways to progress, despite many disagreements. between theship white house and the kremlin continues to deteriorate over edward snowden. at least nine people were killed after the government opened fire at a mosque following the suicide bomb attack. >> we start off with barack obama holding a press conference in the last hour dominated the edward snowden affair. the u.s. president increases measures when it comes to tapping into phone records. the banks push ahead with controversial surveillance programs. reassessromised to relations with russia, which is granted asylum to edward snowden. obamatake a listen to mr. on the surveillance. >> given the history of the abuse by governments, it is right to ask questions about surveillance. this program is an important tool in our efforts to disrupt terrorist plots. this does not allow the government to listen to any phone calls without a warran
of attacks. catherine, i imagine you are subject to this curfew. us whether it is being respected or not? catherine, we need to pause while we sort out the sound problem between paris and cairo. go back for the latest on the situation in cairo. let's bring you some more aspects of events in egypt. in the north, 10 people are reported dead. services are being suspended in an attempt to stop pro morsi supporters from joining in the protest. egypt's most high-profile international figure resign. he had been serving as interim vice president. he says he is not prepared to be held responsible for a single drop of blood. he submitted his resignation today. let's bring you reaction from around the world. there has been white bread -- widespread condemnation. condemnation from all corners as the international community spoke out against violent intervention. they have kept up criticism for over a month. they now call the recent bloodshed a massacre of peaceful protests. fear egypt is entering chaos. egypt is moving towards deadlock. >> his prime minister has even said the international community
important for us, how it returned to warmer conditions and has maintained a stable and moderate climate. both of these scientists look to the deep past for clues to the present, enriching our understanding of the one place we know in the universe where life flourishes -- eah's inedlerr of difntnima as, earth, the habitable planet. including humans, is relatively new to this planet. fossils contained in the earth's vast rock record show that the first animals emerged around 600 million years ago -- a mere 15% of earth's 4.5-billion-year history. it's likely that simple, single-celled organisms ruled alone for approximately 3 billion years. the same rocks that document this evolution of life provide information about earth's physical environment, clues to how earth managed to change from an alien world of simple microorganisms to a planet filled with complex life. andy knoll studies the early period of life, the first 85% of the planet's history. knoll: what i really want to understand is, when are there physical events that influence the subsequent course of evolution? when are there evo
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